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Section: The Ukrainian Weekly (USA)

    Nadiya Savchenko: a profile in courage
    Apr15

    Nadiya Savchenko: a profile in courage

    Dear Editor: Former Lt. Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian military pilot imprisoned in Russia on trumped-up charges, has made worldwide headlines protesting her innocence and demanding release. She is a pawn in a nasty piece of Russian bravado that leverages Russian ambitions for hegemony in Eastern Europe against Ukraine’s interest in...

    Rochester community vows to present  gift to Nadiya Savchenko upon her release
    Apr15

    Rochester community vows to present gift to Nadiya Savchenko upon her release

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The Ukrainian community of Rochester, N.Y., has a “Free Nadiya Blouse” that it will gift to Nadiya Savchenko upon her release from illegal incarceration in a Russian prison and her return to Ukraine. Above, administrators and staff of the Ukrainian Federal Credit Union (from left), Galyna Dyakiv, Olga Bilokin, Lesia Chwesik,...

    Ukrainian pro sports update: soccer
    Apr15

    Ukrainian pro sports update: soccer

    Yarmolenko hoping for English Premier League promotion Andriy Yarmolenko has played the waiting game for many years now. Arguably one of the most talented soccer players of his generation, he joined Dynamo Kyiv in 2007 when the club’s grip on champion trophies began to slip. Perennially the top team playing in the Champions League every […]...

    Dutch referendum rejects  Ukraine-EU association pact
    Apr08

    Dutch referendum rejects Ukraine-EU association pact

    KYIV – Citizens of the Netherlands rejected their government’s ratification of the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement in an advisory, non-binding referendum held on April 6, giving the Russian government a symbolic geopolitical victory in its war against the Ukrainian state. About 61.1 percent voted against their government...

    Ukrainian American walks across U.S. to raise awareness for Ukraine
    Apr08

    Ukrainian American walks across U.S. to raise awareness for Ukraine

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – With more than 250 miles behind her in her “Walk for Ukraine” cross-country trek across the United States, Maya (who requested that we keep her last name private) is raising awareness about the situation in Ukraine. She began her walk on November 21 at Front Royal, Va., and at her latest update […] …read more Source: The...

    Forum in Washington underscores: ‘Ukraine’s Battle for Freedom Continues’
    Apr08

    Forum in Washington underscores: ‘Ukraine’s Battle for Freedom Continues’

    WASHINGTON – More than two years have passed since Russia launched a campaign of aggression against Ukraine – and the casualties, physical destruction and economic damage continue to mount. On March 30, hundreds of people attended a forum on Capitol Hill focusing on the devastating impact of Moscow’s war against Ukraine and U.S. efforts to...

    Obama and NATO secretary-general hold bilateral meeting in Washington
    Apr08

    Obama and NATO secretary-general hold bilateral meeting in Washington

    WASHINGTON – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg met with President Barack Obama on April 4 to discuss a range of issues, including terrorism around the globe. In remarks after their bilateral meeting, both leaders noted their continued support of Ukraine and commitments to NATO allies in the face of a more assertive Russia According to the...

    Nina Ilnytzkyj, 91, activist committed to Ukraine
    Apr08

    Nina Ilnytzkyj, 91, activist committed to Ukraine

    EDMONTON, Alberta – Nina Ilnytzkyj, a devoted community activist and longtime employee of the Prolog Research and Publishing Corp., died on March 14 in Oradell, N.J. She was 91. Forced to leave her homeland as a teenager during World War II, she linked her fate with people who were in the same predicament as she […] …read more Source: The...

    The Dutch vote
    Apr08

    The Dutch vote

    Voters in the Netherlands on April 6 participated in a referendum on Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the European Union, rejecting it by a vote of 61.1 percent (38.1 percent voted in favor). Voter turnout was 32.2 percent, which is above the 30 percent threshold needed for the vote to be considered valid. Ostensibly, the vote […]...

    Ukraine faces early election if no one is found to replace Yatsenyuk
    Apr08

    Ukraine faces early election if no one is found to replace Yatsenyuk

    On the sidelines of the March 31-April 1 nuclear security summit, in Washington, President Barack Obama made it clear to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that the U.S. will not issue $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine until a new government is in place (President.gov.ua, April 1). And Vice-President Joe Biden noted that assistance from...

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